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    SubjectRe: RFC: ACPI/scsi/libata integration and hotswap
    On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 01:33:08PM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

    > Don't do it at all. We don't need to fuck up every layer and driver for
    > intels braindamage.

    Doing SATA suspend/resume properly on x86 depends on knowing the ACPI
    object that corresponds to a host or target. It's also the only way to
    support hotswap on this hardware[1], since there's no way for userspace
    to know which device a notification refers to.

    [1] ie, most laptops sold nowadays
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    Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org
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